We are all reasonably well for which I want to feel thankful. There is so much sickness and sorrow in the country.
I never saw the like before and I am getting olde.
8 : oclock
A good day. Ben and Owen got up corn until twelve then Ben helped rais a house for George Hutcherson. I went to Marvins. Kate Harvey was there. Carrie gave me some meat. Jim Power and Fletcher Carr is here to night also Charley Hutcherson.
Two men come here trying to sell shares in a mine.
Carley[?] Harvey & Virginia Moses was married this morning at Gretna. Reese Smith carried Kate & Virginia Harvey to Gretna. Marvin and some others met at Richard Woodings and cut some tobacco for him. Ben & Henry helped some.
I am going to sleep in the hall to night.
All of the rest of them have gone to bed.